Barbie, Fashion Icon of the 60's
Theme and Variations
A Blonde Ponytail's a Blonde Ponytail, and a Brunette Bubble's a Brunette Bubble...but wait a minute, check out the girls! Not ONE looks just like the other! This page is devoted to showing the individuality of these amazing girls!
*** Background music: Mozart Piano Concerto no. 17 in G Major, K453 ~ 3rd movement, "Theme and Variations". Pianist, Teresa :) ***
THE DIVAS: #1 and 2 's
Six #1 Blondes:
Top Left: Early Hand-Painted girl, first wave--witchy!
Top Right: (c/o colormagickid): Tons of bangs! Peachy skin--sassy!
Middle Left (c/o Monica): Pinky skin, huge lips, hand-painted--second wave! A little disdainful, no? :)
Middle Right (my girl): Untouched peachy skin tones! Flirty.
Bottom Left: Tama's Fab Blonde--Pouty!
Bottom Right: 2nd Wave Hand-Painted gal--wicked.
Left: My hand-painted #1 (second wave)--Brush strokes visible in her brows, and her irises are outlined all the way around.
Right: Stenciled #2-- pale face, lovely black brows.
CLASSY LADIES: #3 's
Here are some gorgeous #3 Blondes! Each one has her own look, but all are movie-star fabulous. These are the brown eyeliner gals:
Immediate Right: c/o Sandy Mann-- Glamour personified!
Below Left: c/o Marina--Innocence?
Below Right: This gal has very dark brown liner.
Bottom Left: c/o cubby--shy and pouty!
Bottom Right: My girl has tons of blush.
...And a lone blue eyeliner blonde beauty--
My pretty blonde with pink complexion and scarlet lips!
Brunette #3's are Bedazzling!
Brunettes also came with either brown or blue eyeliner.
Right: c/o Marina--Look at those lips! Lovely peachy face...
Below Left: my very pale Brunette
Below Right: brunettes with brown eyeliner usually had orange-red lips, but sometimes had scarlet lips like all the blue eyeliner ones!
Check out this amazing gal on the left--very little fading of her peachy complexion, and the darkest brown eyeliner I have ever seen! Her eyes are very deep blue, and she has vivid red lips!
Next: Some lovely blue-eyeliner Barbies!
Left: c/o cubby--Thoughtful girl...
Right: c/o Marina--Pale, serene beauty!
My girl: Tons of blush... ..And pretty pink complexion!
I ADORE A #4
Some of the most beautiful gals EVER! Check out these fabulous Blondes and Brunettes.
Left: c/o colormagickid - Mint Blonde looking amazing in GP!
Below Left: c/o Sandy Mann - Stunner!
Below Right: My blushing beauty
Two Brunettes, both all-original--left girl has HUGE lips, girl on right has a painted face!
LIVE FROM MATTEL... IT'S #5 !
No more exclusively Blonde or Brunette, the Titians are coming too!
Below are two #5 Titian Ponytails. They both have those amazing Lucy Lips, but the girl on the left has turquoise eyes, and the one on right, blue!
Below, Left: Blonde with factory braid
Below Right: c/o cubby - Blonde #5 who seems to be looking straight ahead
Right: #5 Blonde with a ton of teeny curly bangs!
Below Left: Tama's Brunette #5 - Don't you love those Lucy lips? Below Right: Late #5/early #6 has watermelon pink lips.
A MIX OF #6 PIX
Two MIB/NMIB #6 Blonde Pony's with different looks!
Left: c/o colormagickid - lovely gal with coral lips
Right: My former gal whose lips were fading to buttery yellow
Below - c/o Sandy Mann, are her two lovely #6's
Blonde on left, Titian on right
GIRLS LOVE SWIRLS !
In 1965 the beautiful Swirl Ponytails came out. Here are some of the finest! Below are two rare European Pale Blonde Swirls.
Below left: c/o Marina - Fabulous! Below Right: my Euro-Swirl
For contrast, below is my Platinum Swirl:
Two lovely Lemon Swirls:
Left: c/o cubby Right:c/o Sandy Mann
Below left: c/o colormagickid - gorgeous Ash Blonde
Below right: my Titian
Below: Two fab Brunettes!
Left: c/o colormagickid Right: c/o cubby
So many Bubbles, so little time! Here are some amazing ones.
Below left: c/o Sandy Mann Below right: my girl
Below left: c/o colormagickid Below right: c/o cubby
Below: Ash/Gold Bubbles 1962
Below: Both beauties c/o Marina . Left appears to be a 1962 Ash Blonde with watermelon lips, Right is an Ash blonde Side-Part.
The WHITE GINGERS (1961-2):
Top Left and bottom: my WG's Top Right: c/o colormagickid
The TITIANS :
Below: Four pretty Titians in their finest.
Left: c/o colormagickid Right: my 1962 gal
Below left: My 1961 Titian Right: cubby's counterpart
The RARE BROWNETTES
They look a little bored, don't they?
Left: c/o colormagickid Right: My girl
Below: Two first-issue girls (1961-62)
Below L: '64 Brunette Below R: c/o colormagickid OOAK!
Below: Two AMAZING Raven Brunettes, c/o colormagickid
Below L: Sandy Mann's beautiful Raven Bubble ~ R: My 1962 Raven with watermelon pink lips